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An open letter to my white ‘friends’ who remain silent

Tuesday, many of us who have the privilege of still being employed during the coronavirus pandemic, kicked off our post-Memorial Day holiday week with...

5 things to consider before sharing ‘trauma porn’ videos on social media

Last year following the death of Nipsey Hussle, I wrote a piece about the lack of discernment many people showed while sharing traumatic videos...

#SaltyAF: Has it become impossible to make Black audiences happy?

Over the weekend Netflix finally premiered its highly anticipated Kenya Barris offering #blackAF and as per usual Black Twitter wasted no time giving its...

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Industry veteran Dream Hampton has been speaking truth to power for her entire career. Now it's being reported that the executive producer behind Lifetime's über-successful docuseries Surviving R. Kelly, is working on a new project highlighting the Tulsa race...
Chris Spencer is hosting a new comedy series All The Way Black on BET+ and we can't wait to see what's in store at a time when we can all use a laugh. The streamer will premiere the series on...

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White supremacy takes so much already, don’t let it take your grief too

Ahmaud. Breonna. George. Another round of names and hashtags and videos. You struggle to focus on...

Atlanta cops who assaulted Spelman and Morehouse students fired, put on desk duty

The Atlanta cops who tased and pulled Spelman and Morehouse students out of their car...
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A Psalm of Derrick: How a DJ saves souls through a digital Pentecost

The Psalm of Derrick Jones is a hymnal of Hip-Hop, Soul, Disco, and R&B broken down in two playlists: Club Quarantine (proper) and CQ After Dark. He brings us to Pentecost.

Venus Williams launches new sunscreen line for women of color

Venus Williams may be a world-renowned athlete but now the legendary tennis player is parlaying...
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Kevin Hart shares details on his new audiobook ‘The Decision: Overcoming Today’s BS for Tomorrow’s Success’

After a successful first book release, Kevin Hart decides to once again enter the literary...

Sports

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Floyd Mayweather to pay for George Floyd’s funeral expenses

George Floyd’s family has accepted Floyd Mayweather’s offer to pay for his funeral services after...
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J.R. Smith beats up man who he claims damaged his truck

J.R. Smith of the Cleveland Cavaliers was captured on video this weekend beating up a man who allegedly damaged his truck during protests in Los Angeles.

Michael Jordan issues statement about George Floyd: ‘I am plain angry’

Michael Jordan has released a statement regarding the recent deaths of African Americans and civil...
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Ex- NFL exec admits Colin Kaepernick’s career ended because of activism

Joe Lockhart, the former executive vice president in charge of communications and government affairs for...

Colin Kaepernick to pay legal fees of Minneapolis protesters

Colin Kaepernick isn’t just offering his moral support to the Minneapolis protesters angry about the...

Business

Black men form human shield to protect police officer during protest

Prodigy from Mobb Deep said it best when he rapped, “There’s a war going on...

Minnesota residents clean up after George Floyd protests

Minnesota residents are on clean up duty after nights of protest which have often turned...

2 Chainz’s Atlanta restaurant shut down for violating COVID-19 guidelines

The Georgia State Police have reportedly shut down one of 2 Chainz’s Atlanta area restaurants for...

White man calls cops on Black men at Minneapolis WeWork gym

There are constant reminders that being a Black person in America is exhausting and a...
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NBA says it is talking with Disney about resuming season

The NBA is in talks with The Walt Disney Company on a single-site scenario for...